Quito City Tour y Mitad del Mundo
Quito City Tour
Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting City of Quito with our meticulously crafted Quito City Tour. Immerse yourself in the allure of the city’s rich past as you marvel at the magnificent structures that have withstood the test of time, each whispering tales of bygone eras. Wander through the picturesque streets, where every corner reveals a new facet of the city’s captivating history.
Our expertly guided day trips from Quito are designed to provide you with an authentic and enthralling experience. Led by knowledgeable guides, these Quito Tours are carefully curated to showcase the essence of Quito’s heritage and charm. You’ll step back in time, exploring the city’s hidden gems and iconic landmarks, all in the span of a single day.
Indulge your senses on one of our captivating day tours in Quito, where you’ll be treated to a sensory feast of flavors, sounds, and colors. Watch as bustling plazas and vibrant markets come alive, showcasing the delicate balance between tradition and modernity that makes Quito a truly unique destination.
Seize the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Quito’s past and present. Reserve your spot on our City Tour Quito day trips today and embark on a journey that promises to be both enriching and exhilarating.
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Basilica of the National Vow
Company of Jesus Church
Virgin of the Panecillo
TelefériQ cable car
Middle of the world
Visit the Basilica of the National Vow.
A visit to the Basílica del Voto Nacional in the historic center of Quito is a unique opportunity to marvel at the grandeur of the neo-Gothic style and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city. Whether you are an architecture admirer, a devout believer or just a curious traveller, this impressive church will leave you in awe of all the culture and heritage it holds.
Main square or “Plaza Grande”.
We will continue our tour to discover the Big square, an emblematic place full of tradition and culture in the heart of Quito's Historic Center. It is a meeting point for locals and tourists alike and is a living reflection of the city's rich history.
Walking through the cobblestone and colonial streets feels like traveling back in time, with historical churches and charming squares. You can get lost in the maze of streets and discover delightful corners. Visiting Plaza Grande will allow you to immerse yourself in the history, culture of this beautiful city.
Government palace o Carondelet Palace.
The Palacio de Carondelet in Quito's Historic Center is a colonial treasure that you shouldn't miss. From its imposing architecture to its political importance, this palace will take you through history and help you understand Ecuadorian culture and legacy. It serves as the seat of the Ecuadorian government and the official residence of the President of the country. Its impressive white facade and wrought-iron balconies will welcome you to a fascinating journey through Ecuador's past and present.
Church of La Compania de Jesus.
This church, built during the colonial era, remains perfectly preserved to this day, captivating with its beauty and historical splendor. Also known as the Church of the Society of Jesus, it is one of Quito's most remarkable architectural treasures. Its construction dates back to the 16th century, and its ornate facade, carved in stone and filled with exquisite details, is impressive with a profusion of gold leaf decorations, paintings, and baroque sculptures that dazzle at every step.
Visit the Panecillo “La Virgen de Quito” statue.
The Panecillo is home to an impressive statue of the Virgin of Legarda, standing majestically over the city and offering an unparalleled panoramic view of Quito and its surroundings. It is an iconic symbol of Quito and a testament to the faith and devotion of its inhabitants. When you reach the viewpoint at the base of the statue, you will be amazed by the incredible vista that unfolds before your eyes. You can contemplate Quito's historic center with its cobblestone streets, and historic buildings. Moreover, you will appreciate the city's stunning geography, surrounded by majestic mountains and green valleys.
Cable car of the city of Quito. (closed for the moment)
Currently suspended until further notice
We will take a trip to the Teleférico de Quito, an exciting experience that will take us to the top of the mountain, where we will also find Vulqano Park, an amusement park with incredible panoramic views of the city.
It is one of the highest cable cars in the world and offers a fascinating ascent to the summit. As you go up, you can enjoy breathtaking panoramas of Quito, revealing its beauty in all its magnitude. Remember to wear suitable clothing for the mountain's weather and protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen. Don't miss this opportunity to venture to the top and discover the beauty of Quito from a unique perspective.
Middle of the World City or “Intiñan” Museum.
A place full of charm and tradition that will immerse you in the magic of Ecuador. Here you will find the famous Monument to the Middle of the World, which marks the point where the equator is believed to pass. You will have the opportunity to be literally in two hemispheres at the same time. You can stand with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere, which is a unique experience. We also have the Intiñan Museum, a place where you can immerse yourself in the ancestral traditions of Ecuador. Here you can learn about indigenous culture and enjoy various interactive activities that will allow you to experience rituals, dances, and ancestral customs up close.
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Our Reviews About This Tour
Favourite part of the day trip was at the middle of the earth and also visiting the various churches in Quito – loved the cultural experience – Pedro shared a lot of historical and interesting facts which truly enriched the experience. He’s very knowledgeable, spoke really well in English and was fun to hang out with! Travellers, bring a jacket and wear sensible shoes as it can get quite windy and hilly.